Sherwin Williams Raging Sea SW 6474 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Raging Sea paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6474. 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:Raging Sea SW 6474
Color code:SW 6474
Color name:Raging Sea
Brand:Sherwin Williams

Sherwin Williams Raging Sea reviews

  • Raging Sea Kitchen Backsplash
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  • Door
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  • Sw 6474 Painted Furniture
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  • Sw Raging Sea Accent Wall
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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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What are Sherwin Williams Raging Sea undertones?

Green is Sherwin Williams Raging Sea 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

71, 111, 101

Is Sherwin Williams Raging Sea SW 6474 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 165° this Green refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6474 Raging Sea HSL code: 165, 22%, 36%

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 Green shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Green 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 Sherwin Williams Raging Sea:

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

Raging Sea SW 6474 vs Tempe Star SW 6229

Choosing between these two awesome hues? We'll break down the differences to help you find the perfect shade for your space.

Sherwin Williams Raging Sea SW 6474 vs Sherwin Williams Tempe Star SW 6229Open Raging Sea SW 6474
LRV: 13.7%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 11.05%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Raging Sea SW 6474 vs Kendal Green SW 6467

Trying to find ideal shade for your next project? Let's help you make the best decision for your design goals.

Sherwin Williams Raging Sea SW 6474 vs Sherwin Williams Kendal Green SW 6467Open Raging Sea SW 6474
LRV: 13.7%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 16.3%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

LRV of Raging Sea

Raging Sea SW 6474 has an LRV of 13.7% and refers to Medium Dark which means that this color almost reflects very little 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 13.70% 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.

Color codes

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HEX#476f65copy color code
RGB Decimal71, 111, 101copy color code
RGB Percent27.84%, 43.53%, 39.61%copy color code
HSVHue: 165° Saturation: 36.04% Value: 43.53%copy color code
HSLhsl(165, 22, 36)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 36.04 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 9.01 Key: 56.47copy color code
YIQY: 97.9 I: -20.623 Q: -11.573copy color code
XYZX: 10.631 Y: 13.647 Z: 14.382copy color code
CIE LabL:43.723 a:-16.521 b:1.115copy color code
CIE LuvL:43.723 u:-18.946 v:3.885copy color code
Decimal4681573copy color code
Hunter lab36.942, -13.282, 2.777copy color code
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