If your upgraded cabin one of those with the balcony? You will have daylight, but the lifeboats do obstruct the ocean view for most of those cabins. You won't have far to go to get out on deck to scan the horizon though. I did walking laps in this area on E deck and you climb a few stairs to the next deck, but no one can actually see into your cabin or verandah. Sure, there is still a good chance of a further upgrade, but from an inside to an outside is already pretty good. Enjoy the extra space and easy access to the many public rooms. With 15/17 decks (the Skywalker's disco is actually labeled on 17 via skywalk, you are in a pretty good position top to bottom.