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Benjamin Moore Waterloo (CSP-555) Paint Color

Color Name: Waterloo (CSP-555)
Hex Color Code: #5F8EC2
RGB Color Code: RGB(95, 142, 194)
CMYK Values*: 51.0%, 26.8%, 0.0%, 23.9%
Color Family (Hue): Blue

About Waterloo (CSP-555) color - its meaning and example

What color is Waterloo (CSP-555)?

Waterloo (CSP-555) color belongs to the Blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Waterloo (CSP-555) is #5F8EC2, and the RGB color code is RGB(95, 142, 194).

In the RGB color model, Waterloo (CSP-555) has a red value of 95, a green value of 142, and a blue value of 194. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 51.0% cyan, 26.8% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 23.9% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 211.5° (degrees), 44.8 % saturation, and 56.7 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Waterloo (CSP-555) has a hue of 211.5° (degrees), 51.0 % saturation and 76.1 % brightness/value.

Waterloo (CSP-555) is cool or warm?

The color Waterloo (CSP-555) is a cool color.

What is the LRV of Waterloo (CSP-555)?

Waterloo (CSP-555) has an LRV of nearly 26. By LRV value, it is a medium color.

Light Reflectance Value (LRV) is a measure of how much visible light is reflected off a surface. It is a number on a scale of 0 to 100, with 0 being pure black and 100 being pure white. The higher the LRV, the more light the color reflects and the lighter it will appear.

Dark Color

Waterloo (CSP-555)

Light Color

Compare LRV 26 of Waterloo (CSP-555) with dark and light Color

LRV is important to consider when choosing paint colors for a room, as it can affect the overall brightness and mood of the space. Lighter colors with higher LRVs will make a room feel more spacious and airy, while darker colors with lower LRVs will create a more intimate and cozy atmosphere.
LRV value 26 puts Benjamin Moore Waterloo (CSP-555) paint color in the darker category.

  • Darker colors: Darker colors have lower LRV numbers because they absorb more light than they reflect. This means that they will make a room feel darker and smaller.
  • Lighter colors: Lighter colors have higher LRV numbers because they reflect more light than they absorb. This means that they will make a room feel brighter and more spacious.

Color Codes - Color Space Conversions

Waterloo (CSP-555) (Paint - Benjamin Moore) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGB(95, 142, 194)
95 (37.3%)
142 (55.7%)
194 (76.1%)
1 (100.0%)




HSL(211.52deg, 44.8 %, 56.7 %)

44.80 %.
56.67 %.


RYB(37, 55, 110)
37 (14.5%)
55 (21.4%)
110 (43.3%)


51.03 %.
Brightness / Value
76.08 %.


H: 211.52°

W: 37.25 %

B: 23.92 %


X : 24.13

Y : 25.67

Z : 54.72


Y1 : 25.67

X : 0.23

Y2 : 0.25


C : 62.75%

M : 44.31%

Y : 23.92%


~ 25.7 %

Munsell Color System

2.3PB 5.6/7.1


L : 57.73

A : -1.19

B : -31.9


L : 57.73

C : 31.92

H : 267.87


L : 57.73

U : -22.15

V : -49.05


L : 50.67

A : -3.67

B : -28.56

Similar Colors and Paints

Named colors similar to Waterloo (CSP-555) (Paint - Benjamin Moore)

Here are the colors similar to Waterloo (CSP-555) (Paint - Benjamin Moore). Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.

Blue Gray
ΔE - 3.63 (96.4% similar)
ΔE - 3.63 (96.4% similar)
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ΔE - 4.16 (95.8% similar)
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ΔE - 4.70 (95.3% similar)

Similar colors from Pantone, RAL, and other color matching system

Pantone TCX

Waterloo (CSP-555) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Waterloo (CSP-555) to Pantone TCX

RAL Design

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Pantone PMS

Waterloo (CSP-555) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Waterloo (CSP-555) to Pantone PMS

ΔE - 2.33 (97.7% similar)
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British Standard 4800

Waterloo (CSP-555) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Waterloo (CSP-555) to British Standard 4800

BS 20-C-37 - Viking
ΔE - 6.89 (93.1% similar)
BS 20-E-51 - Corfu (Purple)
ΔE - 7.50 (92.5% similar)

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IBM Blue
ΔE - 2.59 (97.4% similar)

Paint similar to Waterloo (CSP-555) (Paint - Benjamin Moore)

Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Waterloo (CSP-555) (Paint - Benjamin Moore). Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.

Benjamin Moore

Waterloo (CSP-555) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Waterloo (CSP-555) to Benjamin Moore

Waterloo (CSP-555)
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Blue Lapis (2067-40)
ΔE - 2.67 (97.3% similar)
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ΔE - 3.04 (97.0% similar)
Blue Dragon (810)
ΔE - 3.05 (96.9% similar)


Waterloo (CSP-555) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Waterloo (CSP-555) to Behr

Come Sail Away (MQ4-26)
ΔE - 1.85 (98.1% similar)
Lapis Lazuli (HDC-MD-02)
ΔE - 2.38 (97.6% similar)
Integrity (P530-5)
ΔE - 2.82 (97.2% similar)
Boat House (P520-5)
ΔE - 3.00 (97.0% similar)

PPG Paints

Waterloo (CSP-555) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Waterloo (CSP-555) to PPG Paints

Blue Dart (PPG1243-5)
ΔE - 2.35 (97.7% similar)
Shrinking Violet (PPG1162-5)
ΔE - 3.84 (96.2% similar)
Magical Merlin (PPG1241-5)
ΔE - 4.32 (95.7% similar)


Waterloo (CSP-555) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Waterloo (CSP-555) to Dunn-Edwards

Genteel Blue (DET 589)
ΔE - 2.84 (97.2% similar)
Safe Harbor (DE 5865)
ΔE - 3.23 (96.8% similar)
Ocean City (DE 5879)
ΔE - 5.00 (95.0% similar)
Bodega Bay (DE 5893)
ΔE - 5.03 (95.0% similar)


Waterloo (CSP-555) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Waterloo (CSP-555) to Valspar

Picasso (8001-44E)
ΔE - 3.07 (96.9% similar)
Blue Shock (4005-10B)
ΔE - 3.16 (96.8% similar)
Cobalt Glow (8001-45F)
ΔE - 3.16 (96.8% similar)
Someday (4006-10B)
ΔE - 4.63 (95.4% similar)

Sherwin Williams

Waterloo (CSP-555) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Waterloo (CSP-555) to Sherwin Williams

Perfect Periwinkle (SW 9065)
ΔE - 3.48 (96.5% similar)
Lobelia (SW 6809)
ΔE - 4.41 (95.6% similar)
Scanda (SW 6529)
ΔE - 4.96 (95.0% similar)
Sporty Blue (SW 6522)
ΔE - 6.03 (94.0% similar)

Color Combinations

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Monochromatic Color Palette

Monochromatic colors belong to the same hue angle but different tints and shades. Monochromatic color palette can be generated by keeping the exact hue of the base color and then changing the saturation and lightness.

Analogous Color Palette

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Triadic Color Palette

The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel

Tetradic Color Palette

The tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.

Example Color Images and Mockup

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