Sea Blue

HEX #006994 / RGB (0, 105, 148)

Sea waters

What is Sea Blue Color?

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Sea Blue has the hex code #006994. The equivalent RGB values are (0, 105, 148), which means it is composed of 0% red, 42% green and 58% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:100 M:29 Y:0 K:42. In the HSV/HSB scale, Sea Blue has a hue of 197°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 58%.
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.

The blues from the sea can take several varied hues. The one displayed on this page is representative of the color of the sea some distance away from the beach. The color can be applied on a web page with HTML and/or CSS code through the hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB color values.

Sea Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#006994
RGB Values(0, 105, 148)
CMYK Values(100%, 29%, 0%, 42%)
HSV/HSB Values(197°, 100%, 58%)
Closest Web Safe#006699
Inverse Color#FF966B [Atomic Tangerine]
Closest Pantone®7706 C
Closest RAL5017 [Traffic blue]
Complementary Color#942B00 [Brown]
Sea Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#545454
Weighted Average (Most Common)#4E4E4E
Weighted Average (Luma)#565656
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#989898

Sea Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 006994. Complementary color is 942B00

Complementary Palette

The complement of Sea Blue is Brown with the hex code #942B00. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #006994 color is offered by #942B00. 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.

Analogous color palette with (006994, 001F94 and 009475)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Sea Blue (#006994) are Imperial Blue (#001F94) and Paolo Veronese Green (#009475). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Sea Blue 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (006994, 94001F and 947500)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Sea Blue (#006994) are #94001F (Carmine) and #947500 (Gamboge Orange (Brown)). 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.

Triadic color palette with (006994, 940069 and 699400)

Triadic Palette

Sea Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #940069 (Flirt) and #699400 (Avocado) along with #006994 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (006994, 940069, 942B00 and 00942B)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Sea Blue has four colors - #940069 (Flirt), #942B00 (Brown) and #00942B (North Texas Green) in addition to the base color (#006994). 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.

Square color palette with (006994, 750094, 942B00 and 1F9400)

Square Palette

Sea Blue square color palette has #750094 (Chinese Purple), #942B00 (Brown) and #1F9400 (India Green). 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.

Rainbow color

Sea Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Sea Blue 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Sea Blue Color


  • Transparent 3387A9#3387A9
  • Transparent 4D96B4#4D96B4
  • Transparent 66A5BF#66A5BF
  • Transparent 80B4CA#80B4CA
  • Transparent 99C3D4#99C3D4
  • Transparent B3D2DF#B3D2DF
  • Transparent CCE1EA#CCE1EA
  • Transparent E6F0F4#E6F0F4


  • Transparent 1A6E90#1A6E90
  • Transparent 26708E#26708E
  • Transparent 33728C#33728C
  • Transparent 40758A#40758A
  • Transparent 4D7788#4D7788
  • Transparent 5A7986#5A7986
  • Transparent 667B84#667B84
  • Transparent 737E82#737E82


  • Transparent 005476#005476
  • Transparent 004A68#004A68
  • Transparent 003F59#003F59
  • Transparent 00354A#00354A
  • Transparent 002A3B#002A3B
  • Transparent 00202C#00202C
  • Transparent 00151E#00151E
  • Transparent 000B0F#000B0F

Sea Blue Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Sea Blue Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Sea Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sea Blue Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sea Blue Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sea Blue Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sea Blue Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sea Blue Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sea Blue Plaid Pattern

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