Angry Ocean Color


Angry Ocean is pale, cool-toned shade of warm cyan. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with mid red, cool yellow or cool magenta

Inverse Color #b1999a
Complementary Color #664e4e
Color Shade: warm cyan (177.5° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 35.29% (better contrasting with white)
Angry Ocean Color Sample
Angry Ocean Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #4e6665

If you're looking for a similar warm cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Angry Ocean Color. The Labradorite Green color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a green cyan bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Rolling Stone (#6d7876) for more calm effect. Try Polar Pond as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#664e4e is the best complementary color to Angry Ocean. Mid red shades generally complement the warm cyan hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #4e6665 complementary color is Dorado, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of cool green, warm cyan, and cool cyan colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Cutty Sark are #4e6659 and #4e5b66. Thus found on the left and right of #4e6665 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Nandor and River Bed colors as they work well with Angry Ocean.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Angry Ocean palette consists of #66594e and #664e5b colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#664e4e). Try Soya Bean and Don Juan colors in combination with #4e6665, 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 #4e6665 offers a combination of warm yellow and cool magenta shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Angry Ocean. Thus Finch and Salt Box giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Angry Ocean contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Dorado, Mulled Wine, and Siam split by 90° on the color wheel. #4e6665 square combo is a palette of warm cyan, warm blue, mid red and cool yellow 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. Angry Ocean tetradic combo consists of mid red complementary color (#664e4e) and two others. The Salt Box is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Axolotl – 120° from the complementary Dorado. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #644e66 and #4f664e.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #4e6665 is made of 28% red, 36% green and 36% blue. In a HSL mode Angry Ocean has a hue angle of 177.5°, a saturation of 13.33% and a lightness of 35.29%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #4e6665 is made of 9.41% cyan, 0% magenta, 0.39% yellow and 60% black ink.

HEX #4e6665
RGB Decimal rgb(78,102,101)
RGB Percentage 28%, 36%, 36%
CMYK 9.41, 0, 0.39, 60
HSL hsl(177.5,13.33%,35.29%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(177.5,23.53%,40%)
CIE-LAB lab(41.3145,-9.1121,-2.3676)
XYZ xyz(10.2422,12.062,14.1003)