Benjamin Moore Sea Green

Benjamin Moore Sea Green CW-515 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Sea Green paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful CW-515. Find out if this gorgeous cold green paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Sea Green CW-515
Color code:CW-515
Color name:Sea Green
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Sea Green

Sea Green CW-515 has an LRV of 42.27% and refers to Light Medium colors that reflect half of the incident light

Color paint LRV values

Light Reflectance Value measures the amount of visible and usable light that reflects from a painted surface.
Simply put, the higher LRV of paint color, the brighter room you will get.
Scale goes from 0% (absolute black, absorbing all light) to 100% (pure white, reflecting 100% of all light).

What are Benjamin Moore Sea Green undertones?

Green is Benjamin Moore Sea Green 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

HEX value:


RGB code:

163, 182, 146

Is Benjamin Moore Sea Green CW-515 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 92° this Green refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

CW-515 Sea Green HSL code: 92, 20%, 64%

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.

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.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Benjamin Moore Sea Green:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

A monochromatic color scheme is a color palette that consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. This means using variations of one hue, such as different shades of blue, green, or red, to create a harmonious and cohesive look.

Lighter shades

Benjamin Moore CW-515 Sea Green

Complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

A complementary color scheme is a color combination that uses two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel, such as red and green, blue and orange, or yellow and purple. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.

Color comparison

Sea Green CW-515 vs Urban Nature AF-440

Benjamin Moore Sea Green CW-515 and Benjamin Moore Urban Nature AF-440 are two of the most popular white paint colors on the market. But which one is right for your project? Consider the differences to help you decide.

Benjamin Moore Sea Green CW-515 vs Benjamin Moore Urban Nature AF-440Benjamin Moore Sea Green CW-515
LRV: 42.27%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 44.14%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold

Sea Green CW-515 vs Central Park 431

Choosing between Benjamin Moore Sea Green CW-515 and Benjamin Moore Central Park 431 for your space? Discover the key differences and which shade could be the perfect fit for you.

Benjamin Moore Sea Green CW-515 vs Benjamin Moore Central Park 431Benjamin Moore Sea Green CW-515
LRV: 42.27%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 44.27%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

HEX#A3B692copy color code
RGB Decimal163, 182, 146copy color code
RGB Percent63.92%, 71.37%, 57.25%copy color code
HSVHue: 92° Saturation: 19.78% Value: 71.37%copy color code
HSLhsl(92, 20, 64)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 10.44 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 19.78 Key: 28.63copy color code
YIQY: 172.215 I: 0.246 Q: -15.222copy color code
XYZX: 37.019 Y: 43.318 Z: 33.597copy color code
CIE LabL:71.77 a:-13.173 b:16.179copy color code
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