There were two in the web beside my lanai, identical except one was twice as big as the other.
Hi. this is one of the orb weavers. This is one I am not familiar with, but looks like it may be one of the long jawed orb weavers, collectively called orchard spiders.
A similar venter to yours: Leucauge venusta (These I do know)
Hi, see above image for ID. 🙂