# cross_section_components¶

metpy.calc.cross_section_components(data_x, data_y, index='index')[source]

Obtain the tangential and normal components of a cross-section of a vector field.

Parameters
Returns

component_tangential, component_normal (tuple of xarray.DataArray) – Components of the vector field in the tangential and normal directions, respectively

Notes

The coordinates of data_x and data_y must match.