Source code for salishsea_tools.wind_tools

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# and The University of British Columbia

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"""Functions for working with wind model results and wind observations
from __future__ import division

from collections import namedtuple
from pathlib import Path

import numpy as np
from salishsea_tools import nc_tools

# For convenience we import the wind speed conversion factors
# and functions and wind direction manipulation functions so that they
# can be used from either here or the
# :py:mod:`salishsea_tools.unit_conversions` module
from salishsea_tools.unit_conversions import (

__all__ = [
    'M_PER_S__KM_PER_HR', 'M_PER_S__KNOTS', 'mps_kph', 'mps_knots',
    'wind_to_from', 'bearing_heading',

[docs]def wind_speed_dir(u_wind, v_wind): """Calculate wind speed and direction from u and v wind components. :kbd:`u_wind` and :kbd:`v_wind` may be either scalar numbers or :py:class:`numpy.ndarray` objects, and the elements of the return value will be of the same type. :arg u_wind: u-direction component of wind vector. :arg v_wind: v-direction component of wind vector. :returns: 2-tuple containing the wind speed and direction. The :py:attr:`speed` attribute holds the wind speed(s), and the :py:attr:`dir` attribute holds the wind direction(s). :rtype: :py:class:`collections.namedtuple` """ speed = np.sqrt(u_wind**2 + v_wind**2) dir = np.arctan2(v_wind, u_wind) dir = np.rad2deg(dir + (dir < 0) * 2 * np.pi) speed_dir = namedtuple('speed_dir', 'speed, dir') return speed_dir(speed, dir)
[docs]def calc_wind_avg_at_point(date_time, weather_path, windji, avg_hrs=-4): """Calculate the average wind components for a time period at a single weather dataset grid point. .. note:: The present implementation only supports averaging over a time period ending at:kbd:`date_time` and values for :kbd:`avg_hrs` in the range :kbd:`[-24, 0]`. :arg date_time: Date and time to use as base for the calculation. :type date_time: :py:class:`arrow.arrow.Arrow` :arg str weather_path: The directory where weather dataset files are stored. :arg 2-tuple windji: Indices of weather dataset grid point to calculate the average at as :kbd:`(lon_index, lat_index)`. :arg float avg_hrs: Number of hours to calculate :returns: 2-tuple containing the averaged wind components. The :py:attr:`u` attribute holds the u-direction component, and the :py:attr:`v` attribute holds the v-direction component. :rtype: :py:class:`collections.namedtuple` :raises: :py:exc:`IndexError` if :kbd:`avg_hrs` is outside the range :kbd:`[-24, 0]`. """ weather_filename_tmpl = 'ops_y{0.year:4d}m{0.month:02d}d{}.nc' try: weather_file = Path( weather_path, weather_filename_tmpl.format(date_time)) grid_weather = nc_tools.dataset_from_path(weather_file) except IOError: weather_file = Path( weather_path, 'fcst', weather_filename_tmpl.format(date_time)) grid_weather = nc_tools.dataset_from_path(weather_file) wind_u, wind_v, wind_t = nc_tools.uv_wind_timeseries_at_point( grid_weather, *windji) if date_time.hour < abs(avg_hrs): grid_weather = nc_tools.dataset_from_path( weather_file.with_name( weather_filename_tmpl.format(date_time.replace(days=-1)))) wind_prev_day = nc_tools.uv_wind_timeseries_at_point( grid_weather, *windji) wind_u = np.concatenate((wind_prev_day.u, wind_u)) wind_v = np.concatenate((wind_prev_day.v, wind_v)) wind_t = np.concatenate((wind_prev_day.time, wind_t)) i_date_time = np.asscalar( np.where(wind_t == date_time.floor('hour'))[0]) i_date_time_p1 = i_date_time + 1 u_avg = np.mean(wind_u[(i_date_time_p1 + avg_hrs):i_date_time_p1]) v_avg = np.mean(wind_v[(i_date_time_p1 + avg_hrs):i_date_time_p1]) wind_avg = namedtuple('wind_avg', 'u, v') return wind_avg(u_avg, v_avg)