Behr Big Surf

Behr Big Surf M460-3 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Big Surf paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful M460-3. 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:M460-3
Color name:Big Surf

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What are Behr Big Surf undertones?

Blue is Behr Big Surf 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

150, 208, 209

Is Behr Big Surf M460-3 cool or warm?

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cool colors

With a hue of 181° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

M460-3 Big Surf HSL code: 181, 39%, 70%

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

Big Surf M460-3 vs Fish Pond P440-3

Behr Big Surf M460-3 vs Behr Fish Pond P440-3Behr Big Surf M460-3
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Temperature: cold
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Temperature: cold

Big Surf M460-3 vs Agua Fría SW 9053

Behr Big Surf M460-3 vs Sherwin Williams Agua Fría SW 9053Behr Big Surf M460-3
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Temperature: cold
LRV: 51.63%
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Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#96d0d1copy color code
RGB Decimal150, 208, 209copy color code
RGB Percent58.82%, 81.57%, 81.96%copy color code
HSVHue: 181° Saturation: 28.23% Value: 81.96%copy color code
HSLhsl(181, 39, 70)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 28.23 Magenta: 0.48 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 18.04copy color code
YIQY: 190.772 I: -34.884 Q: -11.958copy color code
XYZX: 46.638 Y: 56.197 Z: 68.694copy color code
CIE LabL:79.726 a:-18.242 b:-6.489copy color code
CIE LuvL:79.726 u:-28.584 v:-6.973copy color code
Decimal9883857copy color code
Hunter lab74.965, -20.138, -1.855copy color code
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