Benjamin Moore Tidal Wave 2061-50 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Tidal Wave paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 2061-50. 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.

Official color page:Tidal Wave 2061-50
Color code:2061-50
Color name:Tidal Wave
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Tidal Wave for bedroom

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  • Benjamin Moore Tidal Wave bedroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Tidal Wave bedroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Tidal Wave bedroom
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We’ve hand-picked a beautiful collection of photos of this amazing Beige shade used in real bedrooms. Take a look and imagine how this wonderful cool Mid-tone paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

Tidal Wave for living room

  • Benjamin Moore Tidal Wave living room interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Tidal Wave victorian house interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Tidal Wave cozy living room
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  • Benjamin Moore Tidal Wave living room walls
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  • Benjamin Moore Tidal Wave living room
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  • Benjamin Moore Tidal Wave japandi interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Tidal Wave living room
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Check out this stunning Mid-tone used in real living rooms. Explore how this Blue color shade can create a unique space

Benjamin Moore 2061-50 for bathroom

  • Benjamin Moore Tidal Wave bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Tidal Wave minimalist bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Tidal Wave bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Tidal Wave minimalist bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Tidal Wave bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Tidal Wave minimalist bathroom
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Looking for inspiration for your dream bathroom renovation project? These beautiful handpicked photos will show you this delightfully cool Mid-tone real bathrooms.

2061-50 on kitchen cabinets

  • Benjamin Moore Tidal Wave kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Tidal Wave kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Tidal Wave small kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Tidal Wave kitchen cabinets
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Want a stylish kitchen? View real-life photo examples of this fascinating cool hue is paired with backsplashes, countertops, and hardware.

Benjamin Moore Tidal Wave reviews

  • Benjamin Moore Tidal Wave wall
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  • Benjamin Moore Tidal Wave kitchen painted backsplash
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  • Benjamin Moore Tidal Wave kitchen backsplash
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  • Benjamin Moore Tidal Wave kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Tidal Wave kidsroom interior, children's room
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  • Benjamin Moore Tidal Wave modern interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Tidal Wave living room interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Tidal Wave living room
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View the photos of real spaces painted with this that were not included in specific categories.Close-ups, painted furniture, storages and dressers, hallways, stairs and ceilings.

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LRV of Tidal Wave

Tidal Wave 2061-50 has an LRV of 43.97% 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).

Act like a pro: Choosing paint with LRV of 43.97% be attentive to your bulbs light Brightness.Light Brightness – measured in lumens. The lower LRV of paint you have, the higher lumen level you need. Every square feet of room needs at least 40 lumens. That means for a 200 square feet living room you’ll need 8000 lumens of light. To achieve that brightness, you would require a total of 8 bulbs, 1000lm each.

What are Benjamin Moore Tidal Wave undertones?

Blue is Benjamin Moore Tidal 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

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HEX value

HEX value:

#7CB7D6

RGB code:

124, 183, 214

Is Benjamin Moore Tidal Wave 2061-50 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 201° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2061-50 Tidal Wave HSL code: 201, 52%, 66%

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.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Benjamin Moore Tidal Wave:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

This scheme consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. It's the perfect hue combination, but with no accent decor it's pretty boring.

Lighter shades

Darker shades

Complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

This color scheme is a combination of two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.

Color comparison

Tidal Wave 2061-50 vs Aquarium Blue 2058-50

Struggling to choose the best color for your? We'll break down the differences so you can pick the perfect shade for your walls.

Benjamin Moore Tidal Wave 2061-50 vs Benjamin Moore Aquarium Blue 2058-50Open Tidal Wave 2061-50
LRV: 43.97%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 47.73%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold

Tidal Wave 2061-50 vs St. Lucia Skies 781

Unsure what shade is the better choice for your design? We've highlighted the differences of these two colors to help you determine which one will best suit your space.

Benjamin Moore Tidal Wave 2061-50 vs Benjamin Moore St. Lucia Skies 781Open Tidal Wave 2061-50
LRV: 43.97%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 47.3%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#7CB7D6copy color code
RGB Decimal124, 183, 214copy color code
RGB Percent48.63%, 71.76%, 83.92%copy color code
HSVHue: 201° Saturation: 42.06% Value: 83.92%copy color code
HSLhsl(201, 52, 66)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 42.06 Magenta: 14.49 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 16.08copy color code
YIQY: 168.893 I: -45.12 Q: -2.833copy color code
XYZX: 37.378 Y: 43.005 Z: 69.931copy color code
CIE LabL:71.558 a:-11.083 b:-21.595copy color code
CIE LuvL:71.558 u:-28.158 v:-32.141copy color code
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Hunter lab65.578, -13.019, -17.321copy color code
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