•Offshore wind characteristics and wind energy potential in Hong Kong are assessed.•The Weibull distribution model gives an adequate representation of the actual wind data.•The yearly, seasonal, monthly and diurnal variations of various wind characteristics are investigated.•The southeastern waters are identified as the most promising site for offshore wind farm development in Hong Kong.
Applied Energy – Elsevier
Published: Oct 15, 2015
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