Sherwin Williams Tidewater SW 6477 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Tidewater paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6477. 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:Tidewater SW 6477
Color code:SW 6477
Color name:Tidewater
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Living Well

Tidewater for bedroom

  • Sw 6477 Bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Tidewater Bedroom
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  • Sw 6477 Bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Tidewater Bedroom
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  • Sw 6477 Bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Tidewater 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 Light paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

Tidewater for living room

  • Sw 6477 Living Room
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  • Sw 6477 Living Room
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  • Sw 6477 Living Room
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  • Sw 6477 Living Room
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  • Sw 6477 Living Room
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  • Sw 6477 Living Room
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Check out this stunning Light used in real living rooms. Explore how this Blue color shade can create a unique space

Sherwin Williams SW 6477 for bathroom

  • Sherwin Williams Tidewater Bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Tidewater Bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Tidewater Bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Tidewater Bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Tidewater Bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Tidewater Bathroom
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Looking for inspiration for your dream bathroom renovation project? These beautiful handpicked photos will show you this delightfully cool Light real bathrooms.

Sherwin Williams SW 6477 on kitchen cabinets

  • Tidewater Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Tidewater Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Tidewater Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Tidewater 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.

Tidewater for exterior

  • Door
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  • Door
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  • Door
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  • Door
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Looking for a fresh new look for your house exterior or starting from skretch? We’ve collected pictures of real-life homes that have been painted with this cool hue. Find inspiration for your house’s exterior, front doors, gates, shutters, frames or windows.

Sherwin Williams Tidewater reviews

  • Sw 6477 Wall Paint
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  • Sherwin Williams Tidewater Living Room
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  • Sw Tidewater Accent Wall Panelling
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  • Sw 6477 Accent Wall Panelling
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  • Sw 6477 Painted Furniture
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  • Sw Tidewater Door
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  • Hallway
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  • Tidewater Accent Wall Panelling
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  • Sherwin Williams Tidewater Nursery
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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 Tidewater undertones?

Green and Blue are Sherwin Williams Tidewater undertones 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:

#C3D7D3

RGB code:

195, 215, 211

Is Sherwin Williams Tidewater SW 6477 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 168° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6477 Tidewater HSL code: 168, 20%, 80%

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 Sherwin Williams Tidewater:

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.

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

Tidewater SW 6477 vs Breaktime SW 6463

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

Sherwin Williams Tidewater SW 6477 vs Sherwin Williams Breaktime SW 6463Open Tidewater SW 6477
LRV: 65%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 65.92%
Light color
Temperature: cold

Tidewater SW 6477 vs Serenely SW 9632

Wondering how these two paint colors differ? Let us help you choose the perfect paint color for your home with our comparison.

Sherwin Williams Tidewater SW 6477 vs Sherwin Williams Serenely SW 9632Open Tidewater SW 6477
LRV: 65%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 66.25%
Light color
Temperature: cold

LRV of Tidewater

Tidewater SW 6477 has an LRV of 65% and refers to Light colors that reflect most 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 65.00% 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

We have collected almost every possible color code you could ever need. To copy the code, just click the icon to the right of it.

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HEX#c3d7d3copy color code
RGB Decimal195, 215, 211copy color code
RGB Percent76.47%, 84.31%, 82.75%copy color code
HSVHue: 168° Saturation: 9.3% Value: 84.31%copy color code
HSLhsl(168, 20, 80)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 9.3 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 1.86 Key: 15.69copy color code
YIQY: 208.564 I: -10.633 Q: -5.476copy color code
XYZX: 58.561 Y: 64.905 Z: 71.053copy color code
CIE LabL:84.435 a:-7.449 b:-0.312copy color code
CIE LuvL:84.435 u:-10.69 v:0.819copy color code
Decimal12834771copy color code
Hunter lab80.564, -11.238, 4.104copy color code
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