Sea Squash Color


Sea Squash is soft, warm-toned shade of warm yellow. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with cool blue, warm magenta or warm cyan

Inverse Color #455dbc
Complementary Color #435bba
Color Shade: warm yellow (47.9° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 49.61% (better contrasting with white)
Sea Squash Color Sample
Sea Squash Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #baa243

If you're looking for a similar warm yellow shade, there are some better alternatives to Sea Squash Color. The Sedge Grasses color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a orange bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called Golden Grain (#c59137) for more energetic effect. Try Yellow Sand as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#435bba is the best complementary color to Sea Squash. Cool blue shades generally complement the warm yellow hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #baa243 complementary color is San Marino, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of warm red, warm yellow, and cool yellow colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Tussock are #ba6643 and #96ba43. Thus found on the left and right of #baa243 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Brown Rust and Sushi colors as they work well with Sea Squash.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Sea Squash palette consists of #6643ba and #4396ba colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#435bba). Try Studio and Boston Blue colors in combination with #baa243, 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 #baa243 offers a combination of cool magenta and warm cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Sea Squash. Thus Fuchsia Blue and Puerto Rico giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Sea Squash contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary San Marino, Chateau Green, and Mulberry split by 90° on the color wheel. #baa243 square combo is a palette of warm yellow, cool green, cool blue and warm magenta 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. Sea Squash tetradic combo consists of cool blue complementary color (#435bba) and two others. The Puerto Rico is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Blush – 120° from the complementary San Marino. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #43baa2 and #ba435b.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #baa243 is made of 45% red, 39% green and 16% blue. In a HSL mode Sea Squash has a hue angle of 47.9°, a saturation of 47.04% and a lightness of 49.61%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #baa243 is made of 0% cyan, 9.41% magenta, 46.67% yellow and 27.06% black ink.

HEX #baa243
RGB Decimal rgb(186,162,67)
RGB Percentage 45%, 39%, 16%
CMYK 0, 9.41, 46.67, 27.06
HSL hsl(47.9,47.04%,49.61%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(47.9,63.98%,72.94%)
CIE-LAB lab(67.04,-2.3589,51.1979)
XYZ xyz(34.1831,36.685,10.5895)