Sea Gray

HEX #9AA2A4 / RGB (154, 162, 164)

What is Sea Gray Color?

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Sea Gray has the hex code #9AA2A4. The equivalent RGB values are (154, 162, 164), which means it is composed of 32% red, 34% green and 34% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:6 M:1 Y:0 K:36. In the HSV/HSB scale, Sea Gray has a hue of 192°, 6% saturation and a brightness value of 64%.
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.

Sea Gray is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the sea gray CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

Sea Gray Color Codes

Hex Code#9AA2A4
RGB Values(154, 162, 164)
CMYK Values(6%, 1%, 0%, 36%)
HSV/HSB Values(192°, 6%, 64%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#655D5B [Wenge]
Closest Pantone®422 C
Closest RAL7040 [Window grey]
Complementary Color#A49C9A [Spanish Gray]
Sea Gray Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A0A0A0
Weighted Average (Most Common)#A0A0A0
Weighted Average (Luma)#A0A0A0
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C9C9C9

Sea Gray Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 9AA2A4. Complementary color is A49C9A

Complementary Palette

The complement of Sea Gray is Spanish Gray with the hex code #A49C9A. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #9AA2A4 color is offered by #A49C9A. 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 (9AA2A4, 9A9DA4 and 9AA4A1)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Sea Gray (#9AA2A4) are Manatee (#9A9DA4) and Quick Silver (#9AA4A1). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Sea Gray 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 (9AA2A4, A49A9D and A4A19A)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Sea Gray (#9AA2A4) are #A49A9D (Spanish Gray) and #A4A19A (Quick Silver). 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 (9AA2A4, A49AA2 and A2A49A)

Triadic Palette

Sea Gray triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #A49AA2 (Heliotrope Gray) and #A2A49A (Quick Silver) along with #9AA2A4 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 (9AA2A4, A49AA2, A49C9A and 9AA49C)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Sea Gray has four colors - #A49AA2 (Heliotrope Gray), #A49C9A (Spanish Gray) and #9AA49C (Spanish Gray) in addition to the base color (#9AA2A4). 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 (9AA2A4, A19AA4, A49C9A and 9DA49A)

Square Palette

Sea Gray square color palette has #A19AA4 (Heliotrope Gray), #A49C9A (Spanish Gray) and #9DA49A (Spanish Gray). 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 Gray Color Rainbow Palette

Our Sea Gray 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 Gray Color


  • Transparent AEB5B6#AEB5B6
  • Transparent B8BEBF#B8BEBF
  • Transparent C2C7C8#C2C7C8
  • Transparent CDD1D2#CDD1D2
  • Transparent D7DADB#D7DADB
  • Transparent E1E3E4#E1E3E4
  • Transparent EBECED#EBECED
  • Transparent F5F6F6#F5F6F6


  • Transparent 959B9D#959B9D
  • Transparent 929899#929899
  • Transparent 909496#909496
  • Transparent 8D9192#8D9192
  • Transparent 8A8E8E#8A8E8E
  • Transparent 888A8B#888A8B
  • Transparent 858787#858787
  • Transparent 838384#838384


  • Transparent 7B8283#7B8283
  • Transparent 6C7173#6C7173
  • Transparent 5C6162#5C6162
  • Transparent 4D5152#4D5152
  • Transparent 3E4142#3E4142
  • Transparent 2E3131#2E3131
  • Transparent 1F2021#1F2021
  • Transparent 0F1010#0F1010

Sea Gray Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Sea Gray Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Sea Gray Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sea Gray Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sea Gray Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sea Gray Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sea Gray Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sea Gray Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sea Gray Plaid Pattern