Weather
Current readings from Sandettie lightship in Channel and historical data for Sandettie
Met Office Shipping Forecast
and the coastal forecast
Synoptic charts for the Channel, good long term
Wunderground Dover 10-day forecast
Dover tides
Web Cam of Dover Harbour
Met Check for Dover
Gliding site which makes predictions for Sandettie area
Wind Guru predictions for Dover and
Dungeness
Prediction from WindFinder.com

 

Others
Live AIS location of ships in the Channel
and another site doing the same and Mike Oram's AIS Site
The Channel Swimming & Piloting Federation
The Channel Swimming Association
The Cook Straits Swim, run by Philip Rush
Jersey Long Distance Swimming Club
Ocean Swims run by Paul Ellercamp
The Serpentine Swimming Club
Swim Trek - Run by Simon Murie
Daily Blog by Steven Munatones

 

Swimmers' Sites
Alby Bardoel's collection on worldwide swimmer bios - a good read
Mark Blewitt's Swim Site
Marcy MacDonald's Swimming Site
Marcia Cleveland's Dover Solo Website
Sri-Chinmoy Zurich Swim
Randy Nutt's Swimming Site
Hoffy's Blog
Chris Poutney's Blog
Mark Ransom's Blog