Governor Bay Color


Governor Bay is deep, cool-toned shade of cool blue. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with warm yellow, cool green or cool red

Inverse Color #d0c34c
Complementary Color #b3a52f
Color Shade: cool blue (234.09° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 44.31% (better contrasting with white)
Governor Bay Color Sample
Governor Bay Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #2f3cb3

If you're looking for a similar cool blue shade, there are some better alternatives to Governor Bay Color. The Ultramarine Highlight color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a blue cyan bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called Sapphire Splendour (#2425b9) for more energetic effect. Try Kikorangi Blue as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#b3a52f is the best complementary color to Governor Bay. Warm yellow shades generally complement the cool blue hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #2f3cb3 complementary color is Alpine, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of cool cyan, cool blue, and warm blue colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Governor Bay are #2f7eb3 and #632fb3. Thus found on the left and right of #2f3cb3 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Astral and Purple Heart colors as they work well with Governor Bay.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Governor Bay palette consists of #7eb32f and #b3632f colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#b3a52f). Try Sushi and Tuscany colors in combination with #2f3cb3, as they are not as contrasting as a complementary color, hence, giving more hue variety to make your design stand out.

Triadic Palette

The triadic palette of #2f3cb3 offers a combination of warm green and cool red shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Governor Bay. Thus Apple and Well Read giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Governor Bay contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Alpine, Medium Red Violet, and Jungle Green split by 90° on the color wheel. #2f3cb3 square combo is a palette of cool blue, warm magenta, warm yellow and cool green shades that work together well.

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette is a bit more complex than the square and has more of a rectangle shape. Governor Bay tetradic combo consists of warm yellow complementary color (#b3a52f) and two others. The Well Read is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Keppel – 120° from the complementary Alpine. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #b32f3b and #2fb3a5.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #2f3cb3 is made of 16% red, 21% green and 63% blue. In a HSL mode Governor Bay has a hue angle of 234.09°, a saturation of 58.41% and a lightness of 44.31%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #2f3cb3 is made of 51.77% cyan, 46.67% magenta, 0% yellow and 29.8% black ink.

HEX #2f3cb3
RGB Decimal rgb(47,60,179)
RGB Percentage 16%, 21%, 63%
CMYK 51.77, 46.67, 0, 29.8
HSL hsl(234.09,58.41%,44.31%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(234.09,73.74%,70.2%)
CIE-LAB lab(32.0126,36.1552,-64.4539)
XYZ xyz(10.9248,7.0907,43.4407)