Behr Bering Wave

Behr Bering Wave S490-6 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Bering Wave paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful S490-6. Find out if this gorgeous cold blue paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:S490-6
Color name:Bering Wave

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What are Behr Bering Wave undertones?

Blue is Behr Bering Wave undertone color, as you can clearly see on the color field below. To determine this undertone we’ve removed all the tints, tones, shades and get HUE (pure color). Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

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RGB code:

61, 109, 132

Is Behr Bering Wave S490-6 cool or warm?

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cool colors

With a hue of 199° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

S490-6 Bering Wave HSL code: 199, 37%, 38%

Hue - degree on a color wheel from 0 to 360. 0 is red, 120 is green, and 240 is blue.
Saturation is a percentage value. 0% is a shade of grey, and 100% is the full color.
Lightness is also a percentage value. 0% is black, and 100% is white.

  • Cool Blue shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Blue undertones make small spaces feel more open and expansive
  • Cool paint hue are ideal for bedroom or bathroom. Be careful with deep blues and greens in bathroom, which will reflect on your skin.

Act like a pro: Mixing warm and cool shades is a must have to get harmonius interior. Add accents that contrast with the primary color to create visual balance. If your walls are a warm color, don’t forget to add accent in cold colors (furniture, art, décor). A good practice is too use a complementary color scheme.

Color comparison

Bering Wave S490-6 vs Turkish Tile SW 7610

Behr Bering Wave S490-6 vs Sherwin Williams Turkish Tile SW 7610Behr Bering Wave S490-6
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Temperature: cold
LRV: 15.62%
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Temperature: cold

Bering Wave S490-6 vs Living Stream M490-6

Behr Bering Wave S490-6 vs Behr Living Stream M490-6Behr Bering Wave S490-6
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Color codes

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HEX#3d6d84copy color code
RGB Decimal61, 109, 132copy color code
RGB Percent23.92%, 42.75%, 51.76%copy color code
HSVHue: 199° Saturation: 53.79% Value: 51.76%copy color code
HSLhsl(199, 37, 38)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 53.79 Magenta: 17.42 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 48.24copy color code
YIQY: 97.27 I: -35.994 Q: -2.996copy color code
XYZX: 11.556 Y: 13.594 Z: 23.839copy color code
CIE LabL:43.645 a:-9.391 b:-17.705copy color code
CIE LuvL:43.645 u:-20.864 v:-23.838copy color code
Decimal4025732copy color code
Hunter lab36.87, -8.577, -12.524copy color code
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