If you are planning to get out on the water, you can use these resources to check tides, the local forecast, Atlantic surface pressure and conditions in the Solent.
Chimet is a comprehensive weather information system recording weather conditions, both in real-time and historically. It is particularly useful since its information is derived from instrumentation based on West Pole Beacon, ( 50° 45'. 45N, 00° 56'. 59W ) about one mile out to sea from the entrance to Chichester Harbour.