Beach Color

HEX #B3A285 / RGB (179, 162, 133)

Beach chair and umbrella

What is Beach Color?

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Beach has the hex code #B3A285. The equivalent RGB values are (179, 162, 133), which means it is composed of 38% red, 34% green and 28% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:10 Y:26 K:30. In the HSV/HSB scale, Beach has a hue of 38°, 26% saturation and a brightness value of 70%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

Beach is a color very similar to sand and can be applied to a web page with HTML and/or CSS code by its hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB color values. Beach is a dull yellowish color with a touch of gray.

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Beach Color Codes

Hex Code#B3A285
RGB Values(179, 162, 133)
CMYK Values(0%, 10%, 26%, 30%)
HSV/HSB Values(38°, 26%, 70%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9999
Inverse Color#4C5D7A [Dark Electric Blue]
Closest Pantone®452 C
Closest RAL1019 [Grey beige]
Complementary Color#8596B3 [Cool Grey]
Beach Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#9E9E9E
Weighted Average (Most Common)#A4A4A4
Weighted Average (Luma)#A4A4A4
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CBCBCB

Beach Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of B3A285. Complementary color is 8596B3

Complementary Palette

The complement of Beach is Cool Grey with the hex code #8596B3. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #B3A285 color is offered by #8596B3. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

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Analogous color palette with (B3A285, ADB385 and B38B85)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Beach (#B3A285) are Sage (#ADB385) and Rosy Brown (#B38B85). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Beach with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

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Split Complementary color palette with (B3A285, 85ADB3 and 8B85B3)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Beach (#B3A285) are #85ADB3 (Pewter Blue) and #8B85B3 (Cool Grey). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

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Triadic color palette with (B3A285, 85B3A2 and A285B3)

Triadic Palette

Beach triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #85B3A2 (Morning Blue) and #A285B3 (Glossy Grape) along with #B3A285 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (B3A285, 85B3A2, 8596B3 and B38596)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Beach has four colors - #85B3A2 (Morning Blue), #8596B3 (Cool Grey) and #B38596 (English Lavender) in addition to the base color (#B3A285). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

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Square color palette with (B3A285, 85B38B, 8596B3 and B385AD)

Square Palette

Beach square color palette has #85B38B (Dark Sea Green), #8596B3 (Cool Grey) and #B385AD (Opera Mauve). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

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Rainbow color

Beach Color Rainbow Palette

Our Beach rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Beach Color


  • Transparent C2B59DC2B59D
  • Transparent CABEAACABEAA
  • Transparent D1C7B6D1C7B6
  • Transparent D9D1C2D9D1C2
  • Transparent E1DACEE1DACE
  • Transparent E8E3DAE8E3DA
  • Transparent F0ECE7F0ECE7
  • Transparent F7F6F3F7F6F3


  • Transparent A99B84A99B84
  • Transparent A49884A49884
  • Transparent 9F94839F9483
  • Transparent 9A91839A9183
  • Transparent 948E82948E82
  • Transparent 8F8A828F8A82
  • Transparent 8A87818A8781
  • Transparent 858381858381


  • Transparent 8F826A8F826A
  • Transparent 7D715D7D715D
  • Transparent 6B61506B6150
  • Transparent 5A51435A5143
  • Transparent 484135484135
  • Transparent 363128363128
  • Transparent 24201B24201B
  • Transparent 12100D12100D

Beach Color Patterns

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    Beach Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Beach Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Beach Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Beach Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Beach Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Beach Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Beach Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Beach Plaid Pattern

Beach Color Interior Ideas

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