Breaker Bay Color


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

Inverse Color #a25e60
Complementary Color #a15d5e
Color Shade: warm cyan (178.24° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 49.8% (better contrasting with white)
Breaker Bay Color Sample
Breaker Bay Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #5da19f

If you're looking for a similar warm cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Breaker Bay Color. The Gould Blue color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a green cyan bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Steel Teal (#5f8a8b) for more calm effect. Try Cretan Green as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#a15d5e is the best complementary color to Breaker Bay. Cool red shades generally complement the warm cyan hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #5da19f complementary color is Au Chico, 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 Breaker Bay are #5da17d and #5d80a1. Thus found on the left and right of #5da19f on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Aqua Forest and Horizon colors as they work well with Breaker Bay.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Breaker Bay palette consists of #a17d5d and #a15d80 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#a15d5e). Try Barley Corn and Strikemaster colors in combination with #5da19f, 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 #5da19f 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 Breaker Bay. Thus Barley Corn and Trendy Pink giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Breaker Bay contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Au Chico, Deluge, and Asparagus split by 90° on the color wheel. #5da19f square combo is a palette of warm cyan, warm blue, cool 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. Breaker Bay tetradic combo consists of cool red complementary color (#a15d5e) and two others. The Trendy Pink is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Fruit Salad – 120° from the complementary Au Chico. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #9f5da1 and #5ea15d.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #5da19f is made of 23% red, 39% green and 38% blue. In a HSL mode Breaker Bay has a hue angle of 178.24°, a saturation of 26.77% and a lightness of 49.8%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #5da19f is made of 26.67% cyan, 0% magenta, 0.79% yellow and 36.86% black ink.

HEX #5da19f
RGB Decimal rgb(93,161,159)
RGB Percentage 23%, 39%, 38%
CMYK 26.67, 0, 0.79, 36.86
HSL hsl(178.24,26.77%,49.8%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(178.24,42.24%,63.14%)
CIE-LAB lab(61.9294,-22.0073,-5.7225)
XYZ xyz(23.5171,30.3201,37.4138)